SEC. 93-25-108. Authority to modify foreign child support order.
(1) If a foreign country or political subdivision that is a state will not or may not modify its order pursuant to its laws, a tribunal of this state may assume jurisdiction to modify the child support order and bind all individuals subject to the personal jurisdiction of the tribunal whether or not the consent to modification of a support order otherwise required of the individual pursuant to Section 93-25-101 has been given or whether the individual seeking modification is a resident of this state or of the foreign country or political subdivision.
(2) An order issued pursuant to this section is the controlling order.
SOURCES: Laws, 2004, ch. 406, § 35, SB 2851, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
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